Top 10 Tourist Attractions - Rent a bike, or set
out on foot in Stockholm and no matter where you travels
take you you're bound to find something fantastical.
Towns where you can experience the magic of historic
Sweden, fantastic museums, and towers that will help
you take it all in are some of the things awaiting
you in Stockholm. Places like Haga Park and Skansen
are fun for the entire family, and can offer an entire
day worth of activities. A trip to city hall or Kaknästornet
the largest man made structure in Scandanavia; offering
a breathtaking panoramic view of the city that are
beyond compare. Here are just a few of the places
to visit while you are in Stockholm:
Royal Palace (Kungliga Slottet)
The Royal palace is the largest castle in the world
still used for its original purpose. Built in the
18th century the castle and museum is a must see during
a trip to Stockholm.
City Hall (Stadshuset)
A must see during a trip to Stockholm. City hall is
a fantastic beautiful tour. An elevator ride to the
top of the 348 story building will allow you to have
an amazing panoramic view of the entire city. The
immense banquet hall is where the Nobel Prize dinner
Gamala Stom is an old medieval town within Stockholm
with many of its buildings dating back to the 13th
century. Gamala Ston is great for an afternoon walk,
and is full of a variety of different shops, cafes
and restaurants to visit.
Haga Park is home to the cities magnificent Butterfly
house, as well as the Royal Palace and numerous museums.
It can be a great destination for an afternoon stroll,
shopping, and sightseeing. Haga Park has enough within
it to keep you occupied all day and into the night.
Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde
Prins Eugens Väg 6
An art gallery and monument for "the painting
prince": Prince Eugens; Oscar II youngest child.
Open to the public in 1948, the art gallery contains
work by artist such as Edvard Munch, Carl Larsson,
and Anders Zorn
Second Oldest Church in Stockholm. Almost all of the
royal monarchs are entombed here.
Carl Milles Väg 2
Former villa of Carl Milles, and fantastical home
to several replicas of the majority his works including
his most famous "Hands of God". Millesgarden
is located on the edge of the city, but is well worth
the trip to experience the beautiful gardens and sculptures.
Drottningholm Palace and Theatre
Often called the "Versailles of Sweden"
this group of buildings located on Lake Mälaren
house a theater and a palace. The palace is still
used by the royal family as residence and the theatre
holds shows throughout the year.
Kaknästornet (Kaknäs Television
The tallest structure in Scandanavia. An elevator
can take you to the top where you can dine in the
towers restaurant, and get an aerial view the world
Get a feel for old Sweden by making a visit to Skansen.
In Skansen you can see old homes of druggists, and
silversmiths. You can also see demonstrations of crafts
and trades performed. Concerts are sometimes held
here as well, particularly during the summer months.